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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Faculty Member 23-24

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $270,489 - $372,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.[]

Application Window

Open date: October 13, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Faculty Position

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
UC Davis School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit two full-time academic Pediatric Cardiac Intensivists to join our division of 17 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine faculty. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in the Sacramento region. We have a state of the art 24 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit with an average of 1700 admissions annually. We have a well-established cardiac surgery program with two full time cardiothoracic surgeons as well as rapidly growing programs in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. We have the region’s only fetal care and treatment center and are an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) recognized Center of Excellence for extracorporeal life support. In addition, UC Davis Children’s hospital is the Central Valley’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and the first American College of Surgery (ACS) verified Children's Surgery Center in California. Our new Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship is expanding.

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is located on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley, and Western Nevada regions. With over 30 pediatric subspecialty services, UC Davis offers comprehensive pediatric care. We have an active critical care transport team. UC Davis is also home to one of the largest telemedicine programs in the country providing state of the art access to many community hospitals in Northern California.

Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

This position is open at the Assistant/Associate/Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in either the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical Professor series.

The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care primarily in the PCICU with nighttime cross coverage of PICU patients, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities for the Department of Pediatrics and serve on departmental committees. The ideal applicant should have a healthy interest in academic medicine.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• M.D. or D.O.
• Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care
• Fellowship training in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine OR at least 2 years’ experience primarily attending in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
• Eligibility for a California Medical License
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Sacramento, Ca